Denim and Fashion Garment Washing Symposium
December 10-12, 2013
Doubletree Hotel, Research Triangle Park, NC, USA
AATCC will conduct a Denim and Fashion Garment Washing Symposium on December 10-12 at the Doubletree by Hilton Raleigh Durham Airport at Research Triangle Park, NC. Sessions will focus on eco-design & color trends, innovative fibers & fabrics, sustainable denim & garment processing, and novel techniques & technologies. The program will consist of two full days of presentations and optional tours of Cotton Incorporated and the College of Textiles at North Carolina State University on the third day.
Presentations to date include:
• "It's a Natural": Sustainable Design Innovation for Textiles - Holly Henderson, Fashion Institute of Technology
• Tools for New Product Development – Susie Breuer, Co-Lab54
• Color: Trends and Its Influence on Consumers – Leslie Harrington, The Color Association of the United States
• Denim Jeans: Improving Customer Satisfaction & Competitiveness – Justin Coates, Cotton Incorporated
• The Future of ManMade Cellulosics in Denim – Tricia Carey, Lenzing
• Performance Meets Fashion: The Expansion of Synthetics and Sustainability into Urban Apparel – Jim Ciccone, Unifi
• Spinning Technologies and Fiber Selection – David Sasso, Buhler Yarns
• Knitted Garments: Potential Avenue for Sourcing Local with Customizable Products – Traci Lamar, North Carolina State University
• Denim, Back to Basics with American Denimatrix - Ralph Tharpe, American Denimatrix
•Novel Approaches to Achieve Garment Washing Effects in Cotton Fabrics Using Sulfur Dyes - Leonard Farias, Cotton Incorporated
• Towards Zero Water Consumption in Denim and Casual Wear Dyeing – Miguel Sanchez, Archroma
• Advances in Washing Equipment – Enrique Silla, Jeanologia
• When Jeans and COAT Match Perfectly- Maurizio Morosini, Garmon SPA
• Sustainable Fashion and Design, the Challenge for the Future – Monica Solorzano, DuPont
• Sustainability as a Chance for the Development of Functional Finishes and Coatings - Michael Grigat, Rudolf Venture Chemical
• Advances in Enzymes for Preparation – Arlan Peters, Novozymes North America
• The New Textile Printing Landscape – Kerry King, Spoonflower
• Use of Cationic Cotton in Fashion and Design – Tom McCall, Tuscarora
• Ecological Textile Processing Solutions – Gerrard A. Doyle, Tanatex Chemicals Hong Kong Ltd.
• The Role of Restricted Substance Lists in Chemical Management for Textile Producers – Sam Moore, Hohenstein
• Material Choices: What's your Impact? – Ben Mead, Textile Exchange
• MeFiver Presents SRGB - Carly Giammona, MeFiver Inc.
• 3D Printing for Apparel – Rachael Dalton-Taggart, 3DSystems
• US Grown Natural Textile Colorants – Sarah Bellos, Stony Creek Colors
• Innovative Technique for Localized Abrasion of Denim – Graziano Vitali, Mactec srl
On Tuesday evening participants are invited to socialize with fellow attendees at a suppliers’ reception. This event will provide you with an additional opportunity to network with speakers and fellow attendees while visiting tabletop exhibits featuring industry suppliers, who will be on hand to share the latest information about their products and services.
Optional tours of Cotton Incorporated and the College of Textiles at North Carolina State University will be offered on Thursday, December 12. Lunch will be provided by Cotton Incorporated. Participation in the tours is not available to student registrants. If you would like to participate in the tours on Thursday, December 12, you must register by December 4 as participation is limited.
Below is the schedule for the tours on Thursday, December 12:
9:00 Cotton Incorporated
11:30 Lunch Provided by Cotton Incorporated
1:30 College of Textiles at North Carolina State University
3:30 Conclusion of Tours
Individuals registering on or before November 25 pay US$785 (US$525 for AATCC individual and corporate members) After November 25 the registration fee increases to US$575 for AATCC members and US$835 for nonmembers. AATCC student members receive complimentary registration (includes no food & beverage functions) if space permits. The nonmember student registration fee is US$125 (includes food & beverage functions). Refunds will be honored if cancellations are received on or before December 2, 2013. No refunds will be given after December 2. A US$75 cancellation fee will be charged.
Overnight accommodations are available at the Doubletree by Hilton Raleigh Durham Airport at Research Triangle Park, 4810 Page Creek Lane, Durham, NC 27703 USA, telephone +1 919.941.6000. Reservations should be made directly with the hotel and attendance at the AATCC program should be specified to receive the group rate of US$119. Reservations must be made by November 25 to ensure room availability.
Additional details and updates as available will be posted to this website.
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